Grand Entrance now provides Hurricane Impact doors, sidelights and transoms custom built to your specifications and carry State of Florida product HVHZ (High Velocity Hurricane Zone) approvals accepted by all building departments in the state of Florida. HVHZ is considered to be the gold standard of testing and quality assurance in the industry that offer the highest wind load ratings.
We proudly offer our LAG Design hurricane impact assemblies which meet or exceed the strict underwriting criteria of Florida’s homeowner’s windstorm insurance carriers, in most cases resulting in reduced rates and increased insurability. LAG Design products combine creative engineering, elegant design and state of the art manufacturing to produce the highest quality solid Mahogany hurricane impact door on the market today.
After Hurricane Andrew devastated South Florida in 1992, LAG was the first to design and test exterior door assemblies strong enough to withstand hurricane force winds and meet the stringent Miami Dade building codes. Since then, LAG has continued to refine and improve the hurricane rated products and has consistently offered the highest design criteria and the most options in the industry, including sizes to 10’ height, in-swing and out-swing doors, transoms, sidelights and surrounds for use in residential and commercial structures.
LAG doors are built from solid mahogany with no composites or veneers and use heavy steel bolts at all rail and stile connections. All stile, rail and panel components are epoxy laminated and engineered to reduce distortion and panels are warranted to be ‘split thru proof’ for the life of the door. This method of door construction is more difficult and labor-intensive than other methods, but the resulting resistance to flying debris sets the standard in the industry.
Lags proprietary structural astragal creates added strength in the center of double doors where there is the most vulnerability.
The Lag Design high dam sill withstands heavy water pressure and the multipoint hardware, with as many as seven contact points hold the door closed even under the most severe conditions.
Lag Design Doors are available in a wide variety of styles including rectangular, radius, half-circle or ellipse and offer an almost limitless number of panel variations to suit any taste and have been physically tested and Miami/Dade approved for pressure ratings up to plus and minus 75 lbs. per square foot for standard 30 x 80 doors. Larger sizes up to 40 wide and 100 high have also received Miami/Dade approvals.
Lag Design offers the widest selection of styles and options available in any impact resistant product
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